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Rwanda bans import of poultry products amid Bird Flu concerns

The Government of Rwanda has imposed temporary ban on all imported poultry products from Uganda and European countries due to outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu). In a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, the Minister, Geraldine Mukeshimana informed all Rwandan business operators involved in the

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Nigeria will reclaim apex position in world Cocoa ranking, Ogbeh vows

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed the Federal Government’s readiness to return Nigeria to top the list of Cocoa producers and exporters in the world. To this effect, a Cocoa Relaunch Committee was inaugurated at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja. Speaking

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State Govts unfold plans to turn around economy through agriculture

Abuja – Some state governments across the country have highlighted some measures aimed at improving agricultural production in 2017, following the current economic recession, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Some of the state governments have concluded plans to turn to agriculture through the initiation of diverse policies to

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From Surviving to Thriving – How AfDB Is Helping Transform Agriculture in Africa–New Report

97 percent of the Bank's agriculture projects rated satisfactory. 4000 kilometers of feeder roads built; three million people trained on farming practices 150,000 microcredit loans, water systems on 181,000 hectares of farmland By 2025, Africa aims to feed its fast growing population with its own production. What is more, the world will need

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